Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau

Detours Magazine, Winter 2014

“Murals of Missouri" (Jefferson City featured on pages 22-25
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Jefferson City News Tribune, September 16, 2014

“MSP riot of 1954 had far-reaching impact”
Read story here.

St. Louis Post Dispatch, January 2, 2013

“Tours of the Old Missouri State Penitentiary Turn a Profit”
Read story here.

St. Louis Post Dispatch, December 31, 2012

“Travels with Amy: Staying at the Capitol Plaza Hotel”
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Jefferson City News Tribune, December 17, 2012

“MSP Tours Turn Profit for First Time”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, December 11, 2012

“MSP Tour Numbers Exceed Expectations”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, December 6, 2012

“Can Movies Work a Little Local Magic?”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, November 29, 2012

“Prison Offers Perfect Movie Backdrop”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, November 21, 2012

“New CVB Director Hired”
Read story here.

KBIA, October 3, 2012

“MO State Prison’s Maintenance Blues”
Read story here.

AAA Journeys, September 2012

“Off the Beaten Path”
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Jefferson City News Tribune, September 16, 2012

“MSP All Fun and Games”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, September 10, 2012

“Tiger Loss Still a Win in Capital City”
Read story here.

The Republic (Columbus, IN), September 9, 2012

“Missouri Looks to Boost Business, Tourism as it Makes SEC Football Debut”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, September 8, 2012

“A Spirited Community: Rain Fails to Wash Out First SEC Rally in Jefferson City”
Read story here.

St. Louis Post Dispatch, September 7, 2012

“It’s SEC Time for Mizzou”
Read story here.

Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 6, 2012

“Bulldogs’ Fans Fanning Out All over Missouri This Weekend”
Read story here.

KBIA, May 23, 2012

“Neglect a threat for MSP”
Read story here.

USA Today, May 17, 2012

“Prisons unlock new tourist attractions”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, May 13, 2012

“MSP May Turn First Profit This Year”
Read story here.

KRCG, May 10, 2012

“Fate of Penitentiary Up in the Air”
Read story here.

LakeNewsOnline.com, March 8, 2012

“Day Trippin’: Rediscovering Jefferson City”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, February 11, 2012

“Our Opinion: Tours resume as prison site continues to deteriorate”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, January 5, 2012

“MSP Listed as Top New Destination”
Read story here.

Midwest Living, January-February Issue, 2012

“Top 25 New Places to Stay, Eat and Play: 2012″
Read story here.

St. Louis Post Dispatch, January 1, 2012

“Jefferson City is a capital delight”
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Jefferson City News Tribune, December 8, 2011

“Big House Proves a Big Draw”
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Jefferson City Magazine, September-October, 2011

“Ghost Stories at the State Pen”
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Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2011

“A prison stay with exit privileges”
Read story here.

KRCG, June 12, 2011

“Hit TV show investigates Missouri State Penitentiary”
Read story here.

KRCG, June 11, 2011

“Hundreds party at the prison”
See story here.

Chicago Sun-Times, June 2, 2011

“Take a prison break with a tour of Missouri’s old state penitentiary”
Read story here.

Courier magazine, May 2011

“Missouri’s Roads Less Traveled”
Read story here.

RoadsideOnline.com (blog), Thursday, April 14, 2011

“Sundae Driving”
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St. Louis Post Dispatch online (St. Louis, MO), Monday, April 11, 2011

“Ghost tours offered at old Missouri State Penitentiary”
Read story here.

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Wednesday, March 2, 2011

“Behind ‘The Walls’: Event kicks off third season of MSP tours”
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News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Friday, February 25, 2011

“Volunteers help lay new entrance to MSP site”
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Show-Me Missouri Magazine, Spring 2011

“Ghost Hunting”
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News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Sunday, February 6, 2011

“Site to reopen for tours”
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News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Monday, January 24, 2011

“Our Opinion: Prison tours must follow proper path”
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News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Saturday, January 22, 2011

“CVB to add theme MSP tours”
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News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Saturday, December 26, 2010

“Triple murder tops Jefferson City area news of 2010″
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Detours Magazine (Kirksville, MO), Winter 2010

“Haunted Memories”
Read story here.

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Wednesday, November 17, 2010

“CVB hopes to increase tours”
Read story here.

KC Parent (Kansas City, MO), Fall and Winter 2010

“Two capitols, fun festivals and the interactive YouZeum… all in a day’s drive from KC”
Read story here.

St. Joseph News-Press (St. Joseph, MO), Sunday, November 7, 2010

“A Jefferson City renaissance”
Read story here.

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Sunday, October 17, 2010

“City hooks Capital Cat Classic”
Read story here.

St. Joseph News-Press (St. Joseph, MO), Sunday, October 3, 2010

“Inside the Missouri State Penitentiary”
Read story here.

Meetings MidAmerica, September 2010

“Meet Me in the Middle: Central Missouri mixes culture, nature and well-appointed venues”
Read story here.

TheUrbanologist.com, August 30, 2010

“An August Afternoon in the Shadow of the Cellblocks”
Read story here.

The Community Paper (San Diego, CA), August 19, 2010

“The Missouri State Penitentiary”
Read story here.

Missouri Life, April/May 2010

“Doing Time: Tour the Former Missouri State Pen, the First Prison West of the Mississippi”
Read story here.

In the News

Detours Magazine, Winter 2014

“Murals of Missouri" (Jefferson City featured on pages 22-25
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, September 16, 2014

“MSP riot of 1954 had far-reaching impact”
Read story here.

2013

St. Louis Post Dispatch, January 2, 2013

“Tours of the Old Missouri State Penitentiary Turn a Profit”
Read story here.

2012

St. Louis Post Dispatch, December 31, 2012

“Travels with Amy: Staying at the Capitol Plaza Hotel”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, December 17, 2012

“MSP Tours Turn Profit for First Time”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, December 11, 2012

“MSP Tour Numbers Exceed Expectations”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, December 6, 2012

“Can Movies Work a Little Local Magic?”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, November 29, 2012

“Prison Offers Perfect Movie Backdrop”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, November 21, 2012

“New CVB Director Hired”
Read story here.

KBIA, October 3, 2012

“MO State Prison’s Maintenance Blues”
Read story here.

AAA Journeys, September 2012

“Off the Beaten Path”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, September 16, 2012

“MSP All Fun and Games”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, September 10, 2012

“Tiger Loss Still a Win in Capital City”
Read story here.

The Republic (Columbus, IN), September 9, 2012

“Missouri Looks to Boost Business, Tourism as it Makes SEC Football Debut”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, September 8, 2012

“A Spirited Community: Rain Fails to Wash Out First SEC Rally in Jefferson City”
Read story here.

St. Louis Post Dispatch, September 7, 2012

“It’s SEC Time for Mizzou”
Read story here.

Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 6, 2012

“Bulldogs’ Fans Fanning Out All over Missouri This Weekend”
Read story here.

KBIA, May 23, 2012

“Neglect a threat for MSP”
Read story here.

USA Today, May 17, 2012

“Prisons unlock new tourist attractions”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, May 13, 2012

“MSP May Turn First Profit This Year”
Read story here.

KRCG, May 10, 2012

“Fate of Penitentiary Up in the Air”
Read story here.

LakeNewsOnline.com, March 8, 2012

“Day Trippin’: Rediscovering Jefferson City”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, February 11, 2012

“Our Opinion: Tours resume as prison site continues to deteriorate”
Read story here.

Jefferson City News Tribune, January 5, 2012

“MSP Listed as Top New Destination”
Read story here.

Midwest Living, January-February Issue, 2012

“Top 25 New Places to Stay, Eat and Play: 2012″
Read story here.

St. Louis Post Dispatch, January 1, 2012

“Jefferson City is a capital delight”
Read story here.

2011

Jefferson City News Tribune, December 8, 2011

“Big House Proves a Big Draw”
Read story here.

Jefferson City Magazine, September-October, 2011

“Ghost Stories at the State Pen”
Read story here.

Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2011

“A prison stay with exit privileges”
Read story here.

KRCG, June 12, 2011

“Hit TV show investigates Missouri State Penitentiary”
Read story here.

KRCG, June 11, 2011

“Hundreds party at the prison”
See story here.

Chicago Sun-Times, June 2, 2011

“Take a prison break with a tour of Missouri’s old state penitentiary”
Read story here.

Courier magazine, May 2011

“Missouri’s Roads Less Traveled”
Read story here.

RoadsideOnline.com (blog), Thursday, April 14, 2011

“Sundae Driving”
Read story here.

St. Louis Post Dispatch online (St. Louis, MO), Monday, April 11, 2011

“Ghost tours offered at old Missouri State Penitentiary”
Read story here.

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Wednesday, March 2, 2011

“Behind ‘The Walls’: Event kicks off third season of MSP tours”
Read story here.

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Friday, February 25, 2011

“Volunteers help lay new entrance to MSP site”
Read story here.

Show-Me Missouri Magazine, Spring 2011

“Ghost Hunting”
Read story here.

2010

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Sunday, February 6, 2011

“Site to reopen for tours”
Read story here.

2011

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Monday, January 24, 2011

“Our Opinion: Prison tours must follow proper path”
Read story here.

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Saturday, January 22, 2011

“CVB to add theme MSP tours”
Read story here.

2010

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Saturday, December 26, 2010

“Triple murder tops Jefferson City area news of 2010″
Read story here.

Detours Magazine (Kirksville, MO), Winter 2010

“Haunted Memories”
Read story here.

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Wednesday, November 17, 2010

“CVB hopes to increase tours”
Read story here.

KC Parent (Kansas City, MO), Fall and Winter 2010

“Two capitols, fun festivals and the interactive YouZeum… all in a day’s drive from KC”
Read story here.

St. Joseph News-Press (St. Joseph, MO), Sunday, November 7, 2010

“A Jefferson City renaissance”
Read story here.

News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO), Sunday, October 17, 2010

“City hooks Capital Cat Classic”
Read story here.

St. Joseph News-Press (St. Joseph, MO), Sunday, October 3, 2010

“Inside the Missouri State Penitentiary”
Read story here.

Meetings MidAmerica, September 2010

“Meet Me in the Middle: Central Missouri mixes culture, nature and well-appointed venues”
Read story here.

TheUrbanologist.com, August 30, 2010

“An August Afternoon in the Shadow of the Cellblocks”
Read story here.

The Community Paper (San Diego, CA), August 19, 2010

“The Missouri State Penitentiary”
Read story here.

Missouri Life, April/May 2010

“Doing Time: Tour the Former Missouri State Pen, the First Prison West of the Mississippi”
Read story here.

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